WHAT DOES THE SUBJECT INCLUDE?
The course consists of the following units:
|Ecology and Conservation||Coastal Management|
|Estate Skills||Upland Management|
|Work Experience||Pest and Predator Control|
|Environmental Science||Undertaking Woodland Habitat Management|
|Business Management||Woodland Management|
|Plant Science||Research Project|
|Soil Science||Species Identification|
|Countryside Tourism||Ecology of Game Species|
|Environmental Issues||Sustainable Development|
You are appointed a Personal Tutor for the duration of the course.
WHAT IS THE STRUCTURE OF THE COURSE?
This is an exciting and challenging course that offers students huge scope to work within the environmental sector or progress onto higher education. Much emphasis is put on practical skill development, with an emphasis on learning within a practical environment. Both skills and knowledge are continually assessed resulting in a portfolio of evidence collected by you. Work experience will provide students with opportunities to work in some of the country’s most beautiful landscapes and outstanding wildlife reserves.
IS THIS COURSE FOR ME?
This course is designed to equip learners with the skills, knowledge and experience to work in the countryside management sector. It is specifically designed for those students who want to pursue employment in forestry, game keeping or wildlife conservation. Students should be highly motivated, willing to learn and prepared to work outdoors in all weather! Additional qualifications will be included within the programme, thus adding depth to the qualification.